David HOCKNEY, Bedlam Enlarge 1 /1


Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

Bedlam 1961-63
Collection Title: No.8a from the series A Rake's Progress
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Colour etching, aquatint printed from one zinc plate. Support: Off-white, 44lb Crisbrook Royal Hotpress paper by J Barcham Green.
Manufacturer's Mark: Verso: watermark u.l.corner, J Barcham Green [JBG sheild].
Impression: 27/50
Edition: Edition of 50; 10 proofs
Place Published: London, UK.
Date Published: 1963

Edition Notes: Printed by C.W. Welch, London Proofed by David Hockney, RCA, London. Two colours printed: black, red. Published in association with the Royal College of Art.
Primary Insc: Signed l.r, pencil "David Hockney".
Secondary Insc: Numbered l.l, pencil. Titled top.c, red ink "A RAKE'S PROGRESS LONDON/ NEW YORK/ 1961-1962 PLATE No.8a BEDLAM" Inscribed u.c, red ink "BEDLAM". Inscribed [five times] c, black ink "I SWING WITH WABC".
Tertiary Insc: Blindstamp l.r, Editions Alecto [ea].
Dimensions: plate 30.3 h x 40.3 w cm sheet 49.7 h x 62.7 w cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 27.
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.824.16
Image rights: © David Hockney